Secretary of State says Ohio is ready for the general election
Ohio is focusing on educating voters about the strict safeguards on elections, hoping to avoid election fraud claims in the future.
At a virtual meeting of the Ready for November Task Force earlier this month, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said Ohio is prepared for the general election in two weeks.
“We’ve all been working hard at our county boards of elections and here at the Secretary of State’s office and we are ready for action, we are ready for November,” said LaRose.
In response to unfounded claims about election fraud that spread widely following last year’s presidential election, elections officials have been focusing on educating voters on the strict safeguards placed on election security. LaRose told other task force members not to dismiss people who question election safety.
“When voters bring up concerns like that don’t dismiss them but make sure to address their concerns so that they walk away knowing that their vote counts and it will be counted and reported accurately,” said LaRose.
Ohioans can check their voter registration status and see where they can vote at OhioSOS.gov.